“ Evrazholding “ it was threw off on apartmentYesterday administration of Primorski Territory has signed the cooperation agreement from Open Company “ Evrazholding “. The metallurgical company from Nizhni Tagil has declared intention to take part in building of the coal, container and oil and gas terminal in territory of Primorski Krai. Most likely, these projects it is planned to realise in the Nahodkinsky sea trading port which proprietor is “ Evrazholding “.
“ Evrazholding “ has come on the market of Primorski Krai in the end of 2001. Then the company has got 60 % of actions of Nahodkinsky sea trading port (NMTP) to export through it the metal (in the beginning of current year “ Evrazholding “ has increased the share holding of port to 91,5 %). Last year metallurgists have got also a controlling stock of one of the largest rybodobyvajushchih the companies of Primorski Krai - Open Society “ Nahodkinsky base of active sea fishery “. It is known that at realisation of these projects as the intermediary the administration of Primorski Territory acted. However the official cooperation agreement between the regional authorities and “ Evrazholdingom “ did not consist. Such document has been signed only yesterday during the meeting closed for the press in Vladivostok the governor of Primorski Krai Sergey Darkina and the president “ Evrazholdinga “ Alexander Abramova.
As has informed a press - regional administration service, according to the contract on cooperation “ Evrazholding “ will allocate 15 million rbl. for realisation of the governor`s program “ Apartment to a young family “ (means which will go on building of the house for young experts in the Find, it is possible to regard as a sign on gratitude of the metallurgical company to the authorities of Primorski Krai for loyalty). Simultaneously Abram`s mister has noticed that its company is ready to take active part in realisation of some large economic projects in territory of Primorski Krai, in particular in building of coal, container and oil and gas terminals. Any details concerning terms and a place of realisation of the planned projects in krajadministratsii have refused to inform.
“ the concluded report on intentions yet is not subject to disclosure “ - has declared „” a press - the secretary of the governor of Primorski Krai Michael Polusmak. Nevertheless it is easy to assume that “ Evrazholding “ intend to modernise belonging to it NMTP. Proprietors of other large ports of Primorski Krai are the large national companies: the controlling stock of East port belongs “ Severstaltransu “ 26 % of actions of the Vladivostok sea trading port - Magnitogorsk metkombinatu. In 2003 The turnover of goods of Nahodkinsky sea trading port has made 6,293 million t, from them on a metal share it was necessary to 4,420 million t. In department of transport of regional administration „” have informed that possibilities for expansion of capacities NMTP are available: “ the Territory allows. There would be means “.
At the same time commercial director NMTP Vladimir Buzanov has declared „” that any information on decisions of the last meeting in port did not arrive. “ our coal terminal this year signs about 800 thousand t cargo. Theoretically its expansion is possible, but while such necessity was not looked through. We already reconstruct the container terminal, and its capacities will be considerably increased. The oil and gas terminal to build at us like did not gather, about expediency of it to judge difficult “ - mister Buzanov has noticed.
If projects “ Evrazholdinga “ On building of coal, container and oil and gas terminals will be really realised, the competition among seaside ports considerably will increase. It is known that now on coal transfer East port (in 2003 has overworked 12,057 million t coal) specialises, container terminals develop the same East (about 200 thousand TEU following the results of 2003) and VMTP (about 100 thousand TEU). However, in department of transport of administration of Primorski Krai believe that the growing market (and the cumulative turnover of goods of ports of edge stably increases throughout last years) allows ports to expand the capacities with confidence in their loading.
Alexey TCHERNYSHEV, Vladivostok;